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3 our beautiful weekend weather is spilling over to the work week. ingrid, hopefully the trend will continue this week. good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7-day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3 3 3 3 happening today, a man charged in a major theft case involving the largest church in the mountains will go before a judge. jeffrey silvers is accused of stealing more than 40-thousand-dollars
biltmore baptist in arden then pawning it. he's also accused of breaking into several of the church's vehicles. arrest warrants indicate he took tools worth nearly nine thousand dollars from someone else. 3 deputies in buncombe county are investigating a bizarre theft at home depot on fairview road. deputies say james mayfield junior stole a leaf blower and then returned it for store credit. they say he then did it again with a different leaf blower a few days later... he is now charged with two counts of misdemeanor larceny and two counts of felony obtaining property on false pretenses. 3 3 3 in this morning's newsreel... an army staff sergeant is facing murder charges - and a virginia police officer is dead after a 9-1-1 call gone horribly wrong. officer ashley guindon was on her first day of patrol saturday. she and two other officers responded to a domestic incident that evening from the suspect's wife. officials say ronald hamilton shot all three as soon as they arrived. he eventually surrendered, but the prosecutor says he had
officer guindon was rushed to the hospital, but died of her injuries. 3 she really had a passion to serve others, and went above and beyond herself .. hamilton, an active army staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon, is scheduled for court today. both the injured officers are in the hospital, but should make full recoveries. 3 a ku klux klan rally turns violent in california over the weekned. three people were stabbed and several others were arrested on saturday. anaheim police are still looking for this man in connection with the stabbings. authorities say ku klux klan members were confronted by several dozen people outside a park where the rally was being held. the stabbing victims are expected to recover. 3 three people have been killed and at least three people are critically injured in california after a car accident. late friday night a truck crashed into at least two vehicles on an interstate near los angeles. fire officials say a big rig hit at two vehicles and burst into flames. the los angeles county fire department says the fire was quickly put out.
3 happening today... mcdowell county d-s-s works to combat a critical need for foster families. news 13's lauren brigman joins us live from the d-s-s office in marion, where an information session will take place later today. lauren, who can go to the meeting? anyone interested in becoming a foster parent. the info meeting is tonight at 6, at mcdowell county d-s-s. 3 3
contest. the winners were chosen by sheriff's office k-9 handlers. the names will be revealed during a pep rally at 2 this afternoon at clear creek. to announce the puppies names. 3 3 also happening today.. it's leap day! that means 20-16 will have 366 days instead of the usual 365. an extra day is added every four r ars and it is always february 29th. the egyptians were the first to come up with the idea of adding a leap day once every four years to keep the calendar in sync with the solar year. the big question of the day however, how do you celebrate a leap year birthday? 3 3 3 3 3 3
3 3 health experts say they are encouraged by the trend toward more honest diagnosis and reporting of concussions across the board. recently the n-f-l said concussions were up 31 percent from 2014-2015. no matter which sport your child plays, managing recovery from a concussion is crucial... as cynthia gould shows us in your winning ways. 3 (lemak 7 clip)nats.. 49:45 any headaches,s,ny blurry vision no sir as awareness of concussions grows, so does the protocol for clearing an athlete to return to play.dr. flannery (38:16) we're still learning about concussions right now there's 44 working definitions of a concussion there's no firm diagnostic test.. doctors must rely on symptoms..(1:48) i had trouble sleeping sound bothered me high school footbal player trent mayfield remembers stretching his arm out to make a tackle, and then everything
flew 3-5 feet fell unconscious (39:40) while a single concussion can derail a season or game.. multiple concussions can affect an entire life dr. robert 3 flannery says all concussions aren't as obvious as trents.. while football and other contact sports get the most attention... all sports present a risk.(41:34) we need to change the culture (41:44) they don't want to come out of the game they don't want to lose their spot, to lose playing time that's very difficult to overcomeparents play a crucial role in watching for changes in their children that may signal a head injury. every concussion is unique and should be treated on an individual basis by doctors specially trained. (nats) protocols for return to play run include a check of 22 symptoms daily.. including
we haven't figured out a way to keep brain from moving inside head yet.. even the best equipment never eliminate risk of concussion research is focusing on new imaging techniques and blood tests that may better identify concussions..nats..(52:22) if you notice any of those symptoms start to come back .. you gotta let somebody know mayfield got to finish up his senior year after he was cleared to play. for those coming up behind him, a a better understanding of concussions will continue to make the game safer. i'm cynthia gould with your winning ways. 3 new research and information on concussions is constantly being updated. if you would like to learn more, we have a link on our website wlos dot com. 3 3 3 all new at six, a carnival cruise ship rescues migrants. the n-f-l player who snapped
and that one time ron said another chili dog was a good idea. yeah, it wasn't. so when ron said you'd never afford a john deere tractor, you knew better. now ron does too. the e series. legendary john deere quality. unexpected low price. e series compact tractors come with an industry-best, six-year, no-cost powertrain warranty. 3 jimmie johnson has built a resume that stands out among the best drivers in nascar history. but one thing he was never able to do was race against the great dale
a chance to put his name along side the intimidator in the history books. nascar racing in atlanta today. with three laps to go, ryan newman lost a tire, so the caution comes out, and the race goes into overtime. jimmie johnson in the lead, and he knows exactly what to do from there. while johnson's in firt place, there's a wreck behind him. but johnson still crosses the finish line first to win his 76th career sprint cup victory, tying him with dale earnhardt for seventh place all-time. johnson never got to race against dale earnhardt, just missing that opportunity by a few months. but being on the same page in the history books with dale senior is a big honor for johnson. so to tie him today, for myself, personally, gives me a little something, a little bit of an attachment to the great dale earnhardt, and something i'm very proud of. next weekend, nascar will head to las vegas.
banquet will be on sunday, may 15th at the omni grove park inn. the mountain amateur athletic club will direct the event, which will honor the best high school athletes and teams throughout the area. 80 finalists will be invited to the banquet, and 19 awards will be handed out. former appalachian state football coach, jerry moore, and former erwin basketball star, connie rogers-newcome will be inducted into the hall of fame. u-n-c asheville's mike gore and western carolina's steve white will receive lifetime achievement awards. have a great start to your day. i'm luke notestine, news 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3
3 it is 5:xx ... a tennis match over the weekend proves, you *can* teach an old dog new tricks. four shelter dogs rescued from slums and abandoned lots in brazil were trained as "ball dogs" for the brazil open tournament. their job? to retrieve balls that went out of bounds at an exhibition match and then give them back to the players. a local shelter hopes to raise awareness with its "ball-dog" initiative. yesterday the four took part in the awards ceremony. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today..